Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Hexagonia
Family: Polyporaceae (Fungus)
Taxon : Fungus
Group : Plant

SPECIES
tenuis
NOTES

A thin, leathery brown bracket about 50 mm wide and up to 2 mm thick. It is shell-shaped and is generally found growing in groups. Causes white rot of the dead wood of broad-leaved trees.


AUTHORITY
(Hook.) Fr.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Fungus
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Hairless and shiny above. Large honeycomb-like pores below.
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Thin cap honeycomb bracket
Bracket fungus
Dunhoedheuningkoekswam
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Toxicity
Not edible but toxicity unknown
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Boletus tenuis
Favolus tenuis
Polyporus tenuis



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